Koontz Intermediate

305 Overlook Road
Asheville, NC 28803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Koontz Intermediate serves 741 students in grades 5-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Koontz Intermediate placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Koontz Intermediate's student population of 741 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students741 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Koontz Intermediate is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Koontz Intermediate is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#676 out of 2561 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
18%
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Black
11%
25%
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White
56%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuncombe County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Koontz Intermediate is Roberson High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valley Springs Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Estes Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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